Swiss-Japanese Tribology Meeting:

Energy Savings through Tribology

8-10 September 2014

ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich Skyline

This meeting is intended to bring Japanese colleagues involved in the "Green Tribology Innovation Network" to Zurich to present their work and the concepts behind the program, to academics and industrial colleagues in Switzerland and neighboring countries, who work in the fields of friction, wear and lubrication. A wide range of fields will be covered by this meeting although the focus will be on nanotribology and surface science. Tribologists from any country are welcome to participate in the meeting.

The program can be found here.

Invited speakers include:

Kazue Kurihara, Tohoku University
Ernst Meyer, University of Basel
Robert I. Taylor, Shell Global Solutions UK
Bernd Gotsmann, IBM Research Zurich
Juliette Cayer-Barrioz, Ecole Centrale de Lyon
Ken Nakano, Yokohama National University

Organizing committee:

Rowena Crockett, Empa
Nicholas D. Spencer, ETH Zurich
Ernst Meyer, University of Basel
Kazue Kurihara, Tohoku University
Shigeyuki Mori, Iwate University
Masabumi Masuko, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Registration Fees:
Full fee 600 SFr
Students 150 SFr

Register Here

Accommodation Information

We are very grateful to our generous sponsors:

Infineum eth
Swisstrib JAST
Green Basel
empa HES Nanovea Rtec